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Backend Software Engineer

  • Application Deadline: Feb. 24, 2023
  • Stockholm
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 24, 2023
  • Stockholm

We are Blocket, Sweden’s largest and most popular marketplace with around 12,3M monthly active users generating 100 million sessions. We are proud of our work to enable second-hand trade in Sweden and our contribution to a positive environmental impact.

Want to get a feel for the Blocket vibe? Check us out on Instagram & LinkedIn, and read more on Begagnateffekten!

What you'll be up to:

You will be working in the Mobility Private Buyer team. Together with your teammates, you will be making the user journey for private buyers excellent. Our mission is to guide private buyers in making motor deals by providing them with a safe, smooth and trusted experience. The team will have two backend developers, two web developers, two app developers, one UX designer, a product manager, and an engineering manager. We work in 3 weeks sprints and rotate the scrum master role in the team.

You will also be collaborating with colleagues across the Nordic countries to provide a great-performing product that integrates well with the user journey.

Enjoying the ride on this road is easy. And being on it is both fun and rewarding, fantastic, some might say. We are now looking for more people to join team Mobility Private Buyer at Blocket, where you can make an impact with your code for millions of users and contribute to a more sustainable future during your working hours. Pretty great, right?

So, if you’re up to helping us to make sure the users can sit back and relax while enjoying the fantastic search experience, as well as building some smarter code, we would love to hear from you.

Who you are:

You are a backend developer with a few years of hands-on experience in backend development working in a team. You are able to independently lead the development of new features and enjoy discussing and debating code and solutions with your peers. You like sharing your knowledge with your cross-functional team and more junior developers, and above all, you are curious and continuously strive to learn new things. We are often working in pairs, so collaboration is another key.

Essential Skills : Golang, Elasticsearch, Dynamodb, Kafka, Kubernetes, Event-driven systems and Microservices

Bonus skills : Python, Relational and non-relational databases, Linux environment, Cloud environments (AWS)

We offer a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance, which includes:

- Ability to work from anywhere in the EU, Norway or Great Britain for a month per year.
- Trips and conferences to build expertise and create well-being and good experiences
- Digital courses through LearningLab, LinkedIn learning, Videocation ++
- Schibsted Travel Grant Fund
- Employee Share Saving Plans
- High well-being factor at work
- Company health service, varied training offers, massage and physiotherapy

Interested in joining us?

We are evaluating applicants continuously, and we are looking forward to reading your application! Attach your CV or apply with your LinkedIn profile and let us know what makes you tick. Make sure to include the link to your GitHub if you have something neat that you would like to show us.

Buzz: Backend, Software engineer, Golang, Kafka, Relational databases, Distributed systems, Microservices, Kubernetes, Discovery.

Great Place to Work

  • 30 days holiday

  • Fun events including awesome Kick Offs

  • Excellent learning and development opportunities

  • Generous annual wellbeing allowance and much more

  • Parental leave premium

  • A great, modern office in central Stockholm

  • Breakfast every Monday and fika on Fridays

About the company

The Blocket journey began in Skåne 1996 - since then the concept of Blocket has been exported to over 40 other countries. Today, Blocket, which is owned by the media group Schibsted, is Sweden’s largest online marketplace. There are approximately 600 000 items, vehicles, jobs and housing being advertised and discovered by its 5 million visitors every week. The value for all advertisements in 2018 amounted to SEK 714 billion - equal to 15 percent of Sweden’s GDP. Thanks to second-hand trading at Blocket, 0.8 million tonnes of greenhouse gases can be avoided every year. The output being equivalent to if Stockholm’s city roads stood empty for about a year. Blocket has approximately 240 colleagues and the office is located in central Stockholm. Together, we are passionate about second-hand trading, the environment and the continued growth of Blocket - one of Sweden’s largest sites. We are proud environmental heroes and enjoy working together. Read more on our career page.


Vanburn Kirwan | Contact Person

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